Essays Tagged: "Financial Markets"

Marketing in China Everything you would want to know about how to do business in China

nmental factors of the country) must be further examined.Monetary Policy:A brief history of China's financial system is necessary at this point. In 1949, the Chinese Communist Party (which had been es ... beforehand) overthrew the Kuomintang government and subsequently seized control of the economic and financial markets in China. The first major change made by the CCE, and was a unification of financi ...

(42 pages) 1391 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Financial Transaction Tax

increased interdependence inrecent decades has increased concerns about volatility and threats of a financial crisis.This has led many to investigate and analyze the origins, transmission, effects and ... led many to investigate and analyze the origins, transmission, effects and policiesaimed to impede financial instability. This paper argues that financial liberalization andspeculation are the most r ...

(13 pages) 172 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Internationalization of Accounting Standards for Consolidation

ctive - specifically, in the US and Japan. This is an especially timely topic as standardization of financial markets is a prerequisite to international free trade. Given the trends toward greater glo ... and that even without a majority, a stockholder can exert significant influence. Thus, consolidated financial statements reflect the financial position and results of the firm as well as all subsidiar ...

(9 pages) 440 2 4.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Using Financial Markets for Individual Savings

An individual's savings needs to be put somewhere, and while there are many different options, some financially make more sense than others. One avenue of investment that offers some of the best possi ... . One avenue of investment that offers some of the best possible results would be the United States Financial Markets. The U.S. markets offer not only an efficient way of allocating an individual's sa ...

(11 pages) 317 0 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

'Globalisation does more harm than good to a country's economy.'!!

"The transformation of national segmented financial markets into integrated parts of the global financial market - the globalisation process - ... ocess - involves complex cross-border and cross-sectoral integration in which capital movements and financial services are key determinants." (Oxelheim, 1996, p. 21) The large multi national corporati ... between various international markets that are less efficient and in those that are more efficient.Financial markets in a country compete with one another and with the other markets around the globe, ...

(3 pages) 408 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Discuss the primary purpose of financial markets in respect to financial instruments and institutions.

The Primary Purpose Of Financial Markets.Borrowers and lenders of funds use financial markets for buying necessary goods or ... er most surplus units will not have enough money to lend out to them standalone. Because of this, a financial institution is used to facilitate the flow of funds from the lender to the borrower.A fina ... no problem in providing the surplus units' funds to the deficit units.Since the primary purpose of financial markets is facilitating the flow of funds (as mentioned above), a financial institution mu ...

(2 pages) 247 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The needs and implications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

CT OF 2002GENERAL BACKGROUNDThe Enrons and Worldcoms made it clear that the financial markets cannot be left under the tutelage of corporate directors and officers, without ove ... versight authority. The corporate abuses and fraud that Enron exemplified, while not a first in the financial markets, they were certainly a first in terms of the magnitude of the losses to stockholde ...

(18 pages) 1113 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global economy

lished global markets in services such as banking, insurance and transport are growing rapidly. New financial markets which are deregulated, globally linked, working around the clock and being operate ...

(3 pages) 161 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Reserve Bank

established by the Government. Its responsibilities include monetary policy and the maintenance of financial stability. The Governor (I J Macfarlane) chairs the Reserve Bank Board. The Bank's respons ... at it prints and issues Australia's currency notes, ensure that it remains an active participant in financial markets and the payments system. Its assets include Australia's holdings of gold and forei ...

(5 pages) 140 0 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Insurance sector in india

CHAPTER 1INSURANCE INDUSTRY-An overviewThe insurance industry provides protection against financial losses resulting from a variety of perils. By purchasing insurance policies, individuals a ... arious entities, both persons and organisations. Insurance companies (ICs) are important players in financial markets as they collect and invest large amounts of premium. Insurance products are multi ...

(20 pages) 158 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corporate governance: Role of institutional investors

Institutional investors have become predominant players in financial markets and their influence worldwide is growing. The abuse of power by many corporations ... rategies.In contrast, in many countries, institutional investors have become predominant players in financial markets and their influence worldwide is growing, mainly due to the privatization and deve ... e governance practices of U.S. public corporations. There has been a significant improvement in the financial performance of companies in which major public pension plans have focused attention on the ...

(12 pages) 564 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Japan and Asian Economy

e in Asia economy. Japan is the biggest investor in Asia countries and a crucial financier of world financial markets. Its economic health is important to the overall global economy, especial in Asia ... collapsed in 1991s, Japan has grown poor economic performance for several years (1). Moreover Asian financial crisis in 1997 has affected Japanese economy recovery, but Japan still holds the key to su ...

(14 pages) 521 2 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This report includes information regarding to the background and significance of interest rate to the capital market.

ive SummaryThe purpose of this report is to analyze and discuss the effects of interest rate to the financial system of Australia. In this report, relevant sources from books and websites are used app ... local economy and investments. The significance of low interest rate can be shown in the impact to financial institutions, financial instruments and financial markets.Secondly, it will focus on four ...

(10 pages) 179 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Financial globalization

IntroductionDuring the past two decades, financial markets around the world have become increasingly interrelated. Financial globalization ha ... ir risks while maximizing their opportunities. The International marketplace can offer considerable financial returns to companies conducting business but there are risks that have to be considered su ... quirements.In conducting business overseas, you will encounter the need to deal with multi currency financial flows, fluctuating market conditions, and exchange risks. Risk management internationally ...

(4 pages) 253 1 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Dot com crisis

other parts of the globe the 1990s saw tremendous movements of capital as -governments deregulated financial markets, privatised critical infrastructure such as telecommunication providers and built ... e control of inexperienced managers chasing excessive returns, and uncautious lending by mainstream financial institutionspolitical and technological triumphalism, with claims of the "end of history", ...

(5 pages) 187 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rsearch and summarise financial regulators in the Australian ecnonomy as well as interest rates.

Regulation of financial markets and interest ratesAustralia's financial system was once divided into banks and non ... ce divided into banks and non-banks, however this convention has disappeared over time and now many financial intermediaries offer almost all services banks do. However, as banks still control the maj ... nks still control the majority of the financial system, they remain the most important asset to the financial system.One of the two major changes Australia's financial system has undergone through rec ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Frankfurt market crash - 20th of October 1987

Monday triggered, on Tuesday, a large selling-wave in all the international stock markets. In many financial markets it also caused a hectic rush, turbulence and on various occasions, panic. The open ...

(1 pages) 35 1 3.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

IMF and its role in economic crises

esIntroduction:The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that provides financial assistance and advice to member countries. It has become an institution integral to the cr ... iously damages its domestic economy, and the problems may spread to other countries.* Weak domestic financial systems, large and persistent fiscal deficits, high levels of external debt, exchange rate ...

(5 pages) 137 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Pathology of failure in governance VS the board's real strategic contribution.

e governance reform are reverberating throughout the world for the purpose of compromising weakened financial markets therefore restoring investor's confidence. In reality, professional bodies and leg ... ce proposals designed to ensure the independence of directors, enhance corporate accountability and financial transparency have been approved by US organizations such as NASDAQ, The New York Stock Exc ...

(13 pages) 140 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Enron, WorldCom, HIH, Qantas NZ, etc-Corporate governance failure!

in the range of worldwide has made globe stock markets suffered and seriously impacted the world's financial foundations and investors' confidence. To seek solutions of the crisis, a series of reform ... and legislators have been launched for the purpose of compromising investor confidence and weakened financial markets. Among, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 signed by President George W. Bush in the U ...

(12 pages) 510 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management